Archive for September, 2009

AES Set to Tweet 127th Convention Updates

96K/24-Bit Quality News Compressed to 140 Characters

Literary Embodiment of MP3 – Calendar of Events iCalendar Accessible*

NEW YORK: 127th AES Convention Chair Agnieszka Roginska, has announced that AES Webmaster Steve Johnson and President Jim Anderson have arranged for the Convention’s comprehensive Calendar of Events to be available in digital format. “Attendees will be able to access the 127th Calendar using iCalendar technology, and then access it directly on their mobile phone or personal calendar using applications such as iCal or Google Calendar.” more

RFO Extends Netia Installation to Enhance Management, Archiving, and Distribution of Audio and Video

CLARET, France — Sept. 28, 2009 — NETIA today announced that Réseau France Outre-mer (French Overseas Network or RFO), a subsidiary of the Group France Television, is installing the company’s Manreoâ„¢ media asset management (MAM) solution to simplify file and archive management of content at the broadcaster’s Paris headquarters and nine regional production centers. Manreo is being integrated with RFO’s acquisition, production, automation, and storage applications to store and enrich audio, video, and still images and subsequently facilitate the publishing of content through various delivery platforms. more

127th AES Convention Serves Daily Lunchtime Keynotes

NEW YORK: “We have crystallized an ideal method for maximizing our educational and networking options,” remarks Audio Engineering Society 127th Convention Chair Agnieszka Roginska. In a continuation of a successful program inaugurated at the 2007 Convention, Dr. Roginska has announced that in addition to the October 9th Keynote address to be presented by Peabody award-winning broadcaster Bill McGlaughlin, at the opening ceremonies at NY’s Javits Center, the 127th Convention will present three daily Keynote programs.

“The wealth of intellectual and technical talent attracted to AES events is exemplified by our Lunchtime Keynote Program,” Dr. Roginska explains. “Beyond our Papers, Workshops, Tutorials and other events, these presentations provide a less formal but equally informative opportunity for attendees to benefit from the knowledge and experience of some of the most unique intellects in our field. These Daily Keynotes exemplify the intrinsic value of the AES.” The featured presentations are: more

25th Annaul TEC Awards Announces Presenters, Sponsors for October 10 Gala at AES

2009-tec-awards-host-chris-stone-lr.jpgChris Stone to Host Awards; Tribute to Les Paul; Hall-of-Famers: Massenburg, Ramone, Kramer and Hewitt Head All-Star Presenters Roster

Gibson Guitar, Gibson Foundation, GC Pro and AES Presenting Sponsors – 27 Companies Support Event’s Silver Anniversary

September 23, 2009 – New York, NY – The 25th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards has announced the presenters, sponsors and schedule of the show, to be held on Saturday, October 10 at the Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York. The festivities will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception outside the South Concourse Special Events Room followed by the awards ceremony at 6:00. A limited number of tickets remain available and may be purchased at more

AES Platinum Panels Feature Artists on Both Sides Now

duncan-sheik-aes-127-platinum-panel-low-res.jpgbob-ludwig-aes-platinum-mastering-moderator.jpgThe Album As An Art Form – The Artist’s Perspective – Tips, Tricks & Tales

NEW YORK: Artists on both sides of the control room window will participate in the AES 127th Convention Platinum Panels. Set for Oct. 9-12 at NY’s Javits Center, the event will attract thousands of industry professionals. This year, in a departure from previous Platinum panel formats, Chair Paul Verna is adding a performers’ perspective to the mix. In addition, the Platinum Mastering panel will focus exclusively on landmark recordings. A former journalist for Billboard and Mix Magazine, Verna is co-author of The Encyclopedia of Record Producers, and a senior entertainment analyst with eMarketer. more Releases Top 19 Programs List for August

Steve Harvey Cracks the Top 3, Jim Rome Jumps by Five

Nationally-syndicated sports talk show “The Jim Rome Show” made the biggest leap up the RadioTime Top 19 Programs list. RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, today released the August list, a ranking of the most listened-to programs on for the month of August 2009. The list, which RadioTime updates monthly, features some well-known programs and demonstrates how RadioTime enables users to discover lesser-known shows airing around the world.

“The Jim Rome Show” ranks 11, up from 16 on the July list. Political talk dominate the five most popular programs: “Rush Limbaugh,” “Glenn Beck,” “Steve Harvey,” “The Savage Nation” and “The Sean Hannity Show.” Two programs make the list for the first time. “The Stephanie Miller Show” debuts at number 18 and ESPN’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning” makes its first appearance at number 19. more

Netia Launches Manreo 2 Media Asset Management System at IBC2009

CLARET, France — Sept. 2, 2009 — NETIA, a leading provider of software solutions for managing television and radio content, today announced the release of the next version of its Manreoâ„¢ media asset management (MAM) software. The new Manreo 2 adds powerful features to streamline workflow and allow users to simply and efficiently repurpose and broadcast content assets to multiple platforms. more

127th AES Convention Posts Ecletic Technical Tour Sschedule

Showplace Recording, Education, Communication, Film & TV Production Facilities
Plus a Rare Visit To NJ’s Historic Edison Labs
NEW YORK: Drawing from the NY area’s unparalleled variety of media-rich options, 127th AES Convention Technical Tours Chair Lou Manno has once again developed a stellar series of rare, behind-the-scenes visits. 127th Committee Chair, Agnieszka Roginska reports that this year’s program covers a particularly diverse field. “Lou Manno has a keen eye (and ear) for uncovering unique destinations guaranteed to be of great interest to AES attendees,” Roginska says. “We all benefit from his encyclopedic knowledge of New York’s pro audio community.”

The AES Technical Tour Program Includes: more

Waves Announces Gold Certification Program

— Waves Gold Certification Program (WGCP) takes Waves certification to the next level, providing mastery of 18 Waves plug-ins —


TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, September 8, 2009 — Over the past few years, thousands of aspiring producers, engineers and musicians the world over have completed the Waves Certification Program and learned the basics of five essential Waves Audio plug-ins. Now, the new Waves Gold Certification Program takes Waves training to the next level, providing a hands-on, interactive educational experience for 18 additional acclaimed Waves processors. A comprehensive course that digs in deep, the Waves Gold Certification Program will give participants the audio knowledge and competitive edge they need to succeed.

Whether they experience the Waves Gold Certification Program at a recording institute, college or independently at their own pace, once users complete the new Gold Certification Program, they’ll not only master Waves Gold Native, more

Tonium Announces Partnerships with Leading DJ Equipment & Musical Instrument Retailers

World’s 1st pocket-sized DJ system now available in top MI stores nationwide

Stockholm, Sweden – September 8, 2009 – Today, Tonium announced its award-winning Pacemaker, the world’s first pocket-sized DJ system, will be available in a number of leading DJ equipment and musical instrument retail outlets. Available for $499, the 60GB Pacemaker is now available for purchase from the following retailers: more


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